Category Archives: web development

PHP Configuration – Extensions

PHP extensions are enabled inside configuration file. Use phpinfo function to find which configuration file is loaded when Apache starts and modify it to enable or disable specific extensions. … Continue reading

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PHP EXIF Extension

Enable EXIF PHP extension to retrieve metadata stored in images. EXIF extension on Windows also requires mbstring extension to be enabled and their sequence in php.ini configuration file matters. … Continue reading

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Best practices

Best practices for writing semantically correct code for web require that content, presentation and behaviour are separated by putting (X)HTML, CSS and JavaScript code in separate files. … Continue reading

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Semantically Correct Code

Writing semantically correct code is nothing more than common sense. All that there is about HTML code semantics is that each element in a web page should have an HTML element corresponding to its meaning that would correspond to its content and purpose. … Continue reading

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Valid (X)HTML and CSS code

When creating a new web page, the first thing to do is to define a doctype. What is a doctype? It is a declaration of layout mode that is activated within the browser when it renders the page. Therefore, having a valid HTML/XHTML and CSS code means that the way web page is written complies with layout mode declared in doctype. In other words, by declaring a doctype and writing compliant (X)HTML and CSS code means that you create a page that you say you do. If that is the case, all browsers will render the page in the same way. … Continue reading

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Web Standards

Introduction web standards and why they are important to web users, developers and business owners. … Continue reading

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